On 1/23/03, fox wrote:
> Just wondering if everyone is as stressed as I am about the
> TEST! I teach 5th grade and am absolutely killing myself
> trying to get all the core content in before the testing
> window. I feel like I can't do a good job teaching
> because I have to cram so much into every day. We can't
> spend adequate time on any concept-just when the kids are
> really enjoying a topic, I have to move on to the next
> one. I wish we didn't have the test looming over our heads
> everyday. The children are feeling the stress just as much
> as I am. I feel like I am preparing my kids to take a test
> instead of giving them a well-rounded education.
Yes, Fox that is all we're doing prepping for the test from
January until testing. They're not being properly taught. I
am ready for a revolt!